Online Shopping

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The convenience, time saved, and avoiding crowds has made online shopping extremely popular around the world. Online shopping allows you to stay in the comfort of your home, go online, purchase the item you would like and the package will arrive at your footsteps. As online shopping does have a lot of benefits, it is also important to know how to stay safe while purchasing products from different websites. Before you get started please read this quick introduction!



Lesson 1: Introduction to Online Safety

Lesson 3: Password Management

What you’ll Learn

  • Learn what online shopping is
  • Understand how online shopping works
  • Learn how to stay safe while online shopping
  • Learn how to determine what a legitimate website looks like

Key Technology Terms

  • Online Shopping: activity of purchasing goods and products over the internet
  • Shopping Cart: software that facilitates the purchase by the consumer. It accepts the consumer’s payment and organizes the distribution of that information to the merchant
  • HTTPS (Hyper Transfer Protocol Secure): used for secure communication over the internet
  • Ecommerce: short for electronic commerce and refers to the buying and selling of goods and products over the internet
  • Digital Wallet: financial accounts that allow users to store funds, complete transactions and track payment histories using a device